Crime Doctor admits to groping 16-year-old girl on plane

22:00  10 november  2017
22:00  10 november  2017 Source:   New York Daily News

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NEW YORK – A doctor from India, Vijakumar Krishnappa, 28, who is allegedly studying in the United States on a fellowship, has been charged with groping a 16 - year - old girl who was seated beside him on a United Airlines flight to Newark Liberty International Airport.

A 29- year - old physician admitted to groping a 16 - year - old girl while the girl slept next to him on a flight from Seattle. As part of a plea agreement, Vijaykumar Krishnappa -- an Indian national studying medicine in the U.S

A doctor has admitted to groping a 16-year-old teen on an United Airlines flight. © Mel Evans/AP A doctor has admitted to groping a 16-year-old teen on an United Airlines flight.

A doctor has admitted groping a 16-year-old girl on a flight from Seattle to New Jersey earlier this year.

Vijaykumar Krishnappa appeared before a federal magistrate in Newark on Wednesday. The 29-year-old Indian national will be sentenced to between 30 and 90 days in prison in January.

Prosecutors say Krishnappa intentionally touched the girl near her groin as she slept on the United Airlines flight in July.

Krishnappa "put his hand on her groin and inner thigh, and began rubbing the victim through her clothing," according to the complaint. The teen woke up as he tried to put his hand down her pants.

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SEATTLE — A California man has pleaded guilty to groping and kissing a 16 - year - old girl on an Alaska Airlines flight last year. A nearby passenger called the flight attendant and the captain diverted the plane to the Seattle airport. Sentencing was set for Jan.

A United Airlines plane sits on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport on June 10, 2015 in San Francisco, California. [Representational Image]Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. An Indian doctor has been arrested for allegedly groping a minor girl sitting next to him on a New Jersey-bound United

She told CBS News earlier this year that she felt terrorized even after Krishnappa was moved to a different seat.

"I just felt like he could see me. Like he could see wherever I was sitting," she told CBS News. "There was just still so much time, like, I couldn't just leave the plane. I didn't have anyone. I didn't feel like there was anyone on the plane that could protect me."

She would later pick the doctor out of a lineup.

Krishnappa was studying medicine in the U.S. under a fellowship for doctors from foreign counties.

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